Brief: London professor will shed light on religious cult wars
Published: Friday, November 1, 2013
Updated: Friday, November 1, 2013 18:11
“Stepping Out of the Ivory Tower: Social Science as a Weapon in the Cult Wars” by professor emerita of sociology is a free public lecture.
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium, Eileen Barker, from the London School of Economics at the University of London, will talk with the founder of an educational charity that provides objective information about new religious movements.
Barker has written research books such as “The Making of a Moonie: Brainwashing or Choice?” and “New Religious Movements: A Practical Introduction.”
In 1988, Barker founded Information Network Focus on Religious Movements, an educational charity based at the London School Economics, which provides information about minority and new religious movements.